Ayam Berlado Hijau - Chicken in Green Chili Sambal
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Serves: 4
For the fried chicken
  • 1kg chicken (you can use any parts preferred. I used a whole chicken)
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
For the green sambal
  • 300g green chilli
  • 5 green birds eye chilli (optional)
  • 2 onion
  • 5 garlic
  • 2 stalk lemon, bruised
  • 4-5 fresh kaffir lime leaves
  • 3 tbsp lime juice (I used calamansi lime)
  • Cooking oil
  • Salt to taste
  • Cherry tomatoes for garnishing (Optional)
For the fried chicken
  1. In a large bowl mix chicken pieces, lime juice, salt and turmeric
  2. Pan-fry the chicken in some oil till cooked. Alternatively, you can air-fry the chicken pieces.
  3. Set aside.
For the green sambal
  1. Blend onion, chillies and garlic
  2. In a frying pan, heat up 3 tbsp of oil and sauté the blended ingredients.
  3. Add lemongrass, kaffir lime leaves and salt and cook till fragrant for about 15-20 minutes
  4. Once the sambal is well cooked, add lime juice and the fried chicken.
  5. Mix well and garnish with cherry tomatoes.
  6. Serve with white steamed rice.
Recipe by Maya Kitchenette at https://mayakitchenette.com/ayam-berlado-hijau-chicken-in-green-chili-sambal/